Mobile Learning: Now In the Hands of Teenagers

The Journal

While "mobile learning" may be overshadowed these days by other tech trends, make no mistake: in the hands of today’s youth, mobile learning is huge! Using their "phones" teens are absolutely exploring "socially-based, un-tethered and digitally rich learning

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. The cloud is the enabler of “smart” mobility.

The challenges of mobile learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

This is especially evident over the decade, as schools have increasingly adopted mobile learning as a signature initiative using BYOD and 1:1 programs and investing in tablets to provide their students with access to a wealth of relevant educational content and learning opportunities.

Benefits of Mobile Learning in Distance Education

WizIQ Education & Technology

The number of smartphones is projected to reach the 5 billion dollar mark in 2019, which means that 67% of the world’s population will own a mobile phone. There is an impressive data[1] on the.

Mobile learning: The good and the bad

Neo LMS

Everywhere we go, here and there, people always seem to have a mobile device in their hands, be it a smartphone or a tablet. It’s almost a sin not to own a mobile device. Our mobile devices are online 24/7. People in a café now usually ask the staff for the Wi-Fi password, and if there’s no Wi-Fi one can always tap the power of cellular data and stay connected to friends. Put that in the context of learning and what do you get? Mobile learning of course.

The Mobile Learning Imperative in Higher Education

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

The Mobile Learning in Higher Education [ INFOGRAPHIC ]. 57% of college students use a smartphone (2013 data seems low to me). With mobile devices being used at younger and younger ages, what are the implications for Higher Education? More on Mobile Learning.

Mobile learning and personal metrics

Learning with 'e's

The rise is also due to people''s desire to develop their learning informally. There are formal contexts for mobile learning, but it is in the leisure time/travelling/down time that mobile learning still comes to the fore.

Mobile learning: Now in the hands of teenagers

FETC Converge

Online learning. Flipped learning, personalized learning. Mobile LearningMobile learning. FETC thought leader and featured presenter Dr. Julie Evans of Project Tomorrow shares data on how students are really using technology for learning. Uncategorized Mobile learning Online Learning Student devices technology useYes, yes!

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. There are so many more activities and ideas I share in the slides to help you ignite curiosity and get your students moving and learning! Scan and Learn!

20+ Incredible Digital Research Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Technology is enabling our need to be mobile. We want to ensure that learning matches our lifestyle.”- Our learners live in a connected world and daily use their devices to learn about the world around them. Unfortunately, much of the news, data, and resources our students consume online is flawed or biased. GET YOUR COPY OF THE 30 GOALS FOR TEACHERS OR LEARNING TO GO. Mobile Research: 20+ Mobile Apps from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

Mobile gives the edge

Learning with 'e's

Smart mobile phones continue to disrupt our society. For everyone of us who own them, mobile phones are changing our lives, influencing our decisions about how we interact with each other, how we access and consume information, how we work, entertain ourselves and purchase our goods.

Evaluating authentic mobile apps for learning

Nik Peachey

I particularly encouraged them to think about 'authentic' apps rather than those made for learning. This is because in many ways I feel that most made for learning apps have made very little pedagogical progress beyond their roots in CALL from the last century. Check out my ebook As a result of that workshop and the research that developed from it I've now developed this list of criteria for evaluating mobile apps for educational purposes.

Quick List Of Mobile Apps For Administrators

The Web20Classroom

When it comes to mobile learning there are loads of great sites for apps for kids and teachers. So for the administrator, editing or viewing your school improvement plan, meeting agenda or walkthrough data can really increase productivity. Check out this post to learn more about how you can get more mileage out of your mobile learning device. Everything from apps organized by Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy to apps organized by grade level and subject area.

The mobile agenda

Learning with 'e's

I was very pleased to be invited by Learning Pool to headline their autumn tour , at venues in the cities of Sheffield, Cardiff and London. This was a subject high on the agenda at Learning Pool, and remains a very important trend for work-based learning.

20+ Incredible Digital Research Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Technology is enabling our need to be mobile. We want to ensure that learning matches our lifestyle.”- Our learners live in a connected world and daily use their devices to learn about the world around them. Unfortunately, much of the news, data, and resources our students consume online is flawed or biased. GET YOUR COPY OF THE 30 GOALS FOR TEACHERS OR LEARNING TO GO. Mobile Research: 20+ Mobile Apps from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Don’t forget to check out my recent post about my keynote at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Assign students a different part of something needing to be labeled, such as the human skeleton , and create QR codes their peers scan and learn! Play I Spy which is in my book Learning to Go ! Learn through cooking!

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning in 2015. If you’re interested in the possibility of video games for learning–that is, teaching and learning with video games to master both academic and non-academic content–than the following collection may be of interest to you.

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Educators Discuss Keeping Student Data Safe

Gaggle Speaks

There’s perhaps no other edtech topic discussed more these days than student data privacy. Dr. Ryan believes the move to student data privacy is due, in part, to the “Internet of Things,” the interconnection of uniquely identifiable computing-like devices over the Internet.

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It All Adds Up! 25+ Math Resources, Apps, & Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

We can get our students to learn math in engaging ways by making sure each lesson gets to use the math for real-world learning. Instead of having students solve problems in a book, give them learning missions where they use the principles and equations to explore the school grounds, their households, or the world around them. Students can code a game, learn geometry and trigonometry while building structures in Minecraft , or interview math experts virtually.

Stop asking whether laptops improve learning outcomes

eSchool News

But really, the question is superficial and shows a limited understanding of what is needed to enhance teaching and learning using technology. Introducing laptops while not changing the teaching and learning paradigm is of little use, and may even produce negative academic outcomes.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

3 Ways to Help Teachers Feel Comfortable with Technology in the Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

Many classrooms are using a Learning Management System (LMS) and digital course materials even with traditional face-to-face learning. Show teachers different ways to begin incorporating technology, but more importantly lead with the data.

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Ready for Mobilegeddon? Here’s Some Help

Gaggle Speaks

Whoever your school or district uses to host and manage your website likely has been talking to you lately about the need to be “mobile first.” ” “Today, it’s extremely important to be mobile-friendly,” said Zineb, who was joined on the Gaggle Webcast by Deb Houpe, Webmaster/Distance Learning Coordinator/Data Integration Specialist, at Rowan-Salisbury School System in North Carolina, and Sara Seba, Senior Product Manager at Gaggle.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Don’t forget to check out my recent post about my keynote at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Assign students a different part of something needing to be labeled, such as the human skeleton , and create QR codes their peers scan and learn! Play I Spy which is in my book Learning to Go ! Learn through cooking!

What is the Most Effective Classroom Technology?

A Principal's Reflections

The rationale for placing IWB''s at the top of the list included the ability to manipulate virtual objects/data and cater to multiple learning styles (tactile, visual). My choice is mobile learning devices, otherwise known as cell phones.

Chromebook takeover signals major shift in education…but not in the way you may think

eSchool News

classrooms (accounting for more than half the mobile devices shipped to schools) is signaling a “profound shift in American education;” and they’re calling it the “Googlification of the classroom.” According to the New York Times , the massive adoption of Google and its Chromebooks in U.S.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus is a all-in-one mobile learning solution for schools that combines the best features of a: learning management system, data management system, and more. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on.

Sites/Apps Every Teacher should try for Back to School

Technology Tidbits

Answerables - An innovative cross between Learning Management System and Game Based Learning that can be integrated into any curriculum to teach any subject. Buncee - Buncee is a fantastic learning tool and digital canvas that educators are using in a wide variety of ways (i.e.

Personalized Learning: A 3-Step Plan

Gaggle Speaks

Many school leaders and education professionals tout personalized learning as the future of learning. Step 1: Choose Your Data Tools. There are a variety of tools you can use to collect data. Otherwise, you can use a variety of solutions to assemble subject-specific data.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus, the wonderful mobile learning solution and teaching and learning platform was hard at work this summer w/ over 50 updates. learning management system mobile learning

Using Cell Phones and Other Devices In and Out of the Classroom

The Mobile Native

Marys City Schools is the longest running mobile learning program in the country. Join us on November 8th for our community''s next webinar to see how smartphones (mobile learning devices) were successfully integrated into the curriculum at St. They will also recommend many resources and websites to help you in your own mobile learning efforts. Scott helped organize and participated in the first Mobile Learning Technology Conference in Ohio.

How school IT pros can use BYOD principles to ace the BYOA test

eSchool News

Video streaming, word processing, and other online learning tools are all apps, and they’re increasingly being used to both supplement and even replace traditional forms of learning in all grades and education levels.

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Otus, the wonderful mobile learning solution and teaching and learning platform was hard at work this summer w/ over 50 updates. learning management system mobile learning

5 to 6 Hours of Basic Training on iPads? What?

EdTechSandyK

As iPads began making their way into our school district through different avenues last year, we felt it was important to make sure our teachers had a basic understanding of how to use the iPad before we even began to talk with them about using the iPad for teaching and learning.

Teachers and IT: How to keep kids safe on Chromebooks

eSchool News

The next day, at school, students can be unwitting vectors of an attack that ends up affecting the school’s entire network, or endangering critical or confidential data. Just a few short years ago, Apple was the undisputed king of tech in schools.